Eversheds Sutherland has hired Rhys McWhirter from the Big Four accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers’ affiliate law firm in Hong Kong. At Eversheds, he will be a consultant and a leader of the firm’s technology, media and telecommunications practice.

McWhirter focuses on information technology outsourcing, strategic procurement, digital asset offerings, data analytics and privacy, and tech-related mergers and acquisitions. He joins from Tiang & Partners, an affiliate of Singapore-based PwC Legal International Pte. Ltd., where he was a senior associate.